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Calochortus catalinae (Santa catalina mariposa lily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Calochortus catalinae

Calochortus catalinae S. Watson

Santa Catalina Mariposa Lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: CACA5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun




Use Food: Bulb consumed by indigenous peoples.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calochortus catalinae in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calochortus catalinae in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calochortus catalinae


Record Modified: 2008-10-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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